Front Kick To The Groin
How To Hold For Larger Partner
"Hi. I'm Glenda, and this is Randall. KravMagaTraining.com. We're going to go over how to hold a pad properly when doing a front kick to the groin.
We have this come up a lot. We'll have small people in class. Especially ladies, often times, and bigger guys, and they're very nervous about holding the pad.
If I have somebody the same size as me, or someone who doesn't kick very hard, I can get away with, I always want to keep my elbows bent slightly. I never want to completely lock my arms out regardless because I don't want to hurt myself. But if it is somebody my same size I don't have to do too much. I can bend my elbows slightly and take a kick. Go ahead and show me a kick. Full speed? Yeah.
If it's somebody even stronger I need to adjust. So when he's kicking full speed I'll push slightly into it and make sure that my hips are back and flat-footed in a good stance. So I can take that, absorb that kick. Go ahead, full speed. Another one. Good.
So you can see about the only thing that moves on me is my hair. He's a lot bigger and stronger than I am and, as long as you hold the pad right, you'll feel confident and you'll be able to work with bigger, stronger people.
Thanks for watching."
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